Declinate
Declinate Dec"li*nate, a. [L. declinatus, p. p. of declinare. See {Decline}.] Bent downward or aside; (Bot.) bending downward in a curve; declined. [1913 Webster]

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  • declinate — /dek leuh nayt , nit/, adj. having a downward curve or slope; bending away, as from the horizontal: a declinate flower. [1800 10; < L declinatus, ptp. of declinare. See DECLINE, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • declinate — adj. [L. de, away from; clinatus, sloping] Bending aside in a curve with the apex downward …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • declinate —   Gently curving downward (abaxially), e.g. the leaflets of Dioon tomasellii.   Cf. deflexed, inflexed, reflexed …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • declinate — dec·li·nate …   English syllables

  • declinate — /ˈdɛkləneɪt/ (say dekluhnayt) adjective Chiefly Botany having a downward curve; bending away, as from the horizontal …   Australian English dictionary

  • declinate — ˈdekləˌnāt, nə̇t adjective Etymology: Latin declinatus, past participle of declinare to turn aside : bent or curved downward or aside …   Useful english dictionary

  • Declined — De*clined , a. Declinate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Declinous — De*clin ous, a. Declinate …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hylocereus undatus — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Hylocereus undatus status = secure image width = 240px image caption = Flower of Hylocereus undatus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Cactaceae genus …   Wikipedia

  • Epiphyllum crenatum — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Epiphyllum crenatum status = secure image width = 240px image caption = Flower of Epiphyllum crenatum Photo: Ulf Eliasson regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales… …   Wikipedia

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